- Artificial intelligence better than doctors at diagnosing treating patients
AI can think like a doctor, but faster and with more information, Indiana U. researchers find—ITWorld
- The future of mobile CPUs, part 1: Today’s fork in the road
2013 may be a big year for the evolution of smartphones and tablets—At Ars Technica, David Kanter discusses where mobile computing is going
- Your Massively Open Offline College Is Broken
For all our good will, college in the U.S. has gotten worse for nearly everyone who relies on us. For some students—millions of them—the institutions in which they enroll are more reliable producers of debt than education—Clay Shirky analyzes the state of higher education and the effect of the Internet
- How Web Sites Vary Prices Based on Your Information (and What You Can Do About It)
Lifehacker looks at the ways that online retailers can change prices depending on your location, browser history, and operating system
- The computer that never crashes
A computer that mimics the apparent randomness found in nature can instantly recover from crashes by repairing corrupted data.
Dubbed a “systemic” computer, the self-repairing machine now operating at University College London (UCL) could keep mission-critical systems working. For instance, it could allow drones to reprogram themselves to cope with combat damage, or help create more realistic models of the human brain.—At the New Scientist, Paul Marks writes about a new approach to computer structure
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